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to the security breech. salahi spent hours at the salon, gomez and peggy met with secret service agents, u.s. attorneys, and answered questions before a grand jury. they had no comment object those proceedings. >> this is a very stressful time for all. it is very much respected time that we have to show respect for the justice system, the white house and everyone involved. >> the salahi's were not required to appear today. >>> we are following a developing story about another problem on board a northwest flight. a delta airline spokeswoman says the crew of a northwest airlines flight from amsterdam requested that authorities meet the plane as it landed in detroit because some of the passengers did not follow their instructions. the tsa says the four passengers were released, no arrests were made, it's not clear what those passengers were doing. but this disturbance comes less than a week after a man pleaded not guilty to trying to blow up a packed northwest flight headed for detroit on christmas day. >>> meanwhile, an airline passenger managed to get some live ammunition passed security
. >> this afternoon, irwin gomez and peggy iokim we questioned about the conversations they had with the salahis on the day of president obama's first state dinner. kimberly suiters has the story. >> reporter: two celebrity stylists here in d.c. received subpoenas last friday night asking them to appear before a grand jury investigating the matter of how the salahis got into the white house state dinner uninvited. irgon win good those and peggy m worked with the salahis, provided services for them, for nearly six hours the day of the state dinner. so that is the reason they're being called here today. around 11:15 this morning, the two stylists arrived as well as their representation to appear before the grand jury. and this was the scene the moment they arrived at the federal courthouse. sg >> good morning. >> how are you feeling? >> good. >> what e they going to say today? >> the truth, the whole truth and nothing but the truth. >> how much was said in the salon about the dinner? >> i'm sorry, no comment. >> good morning. >> counsel. >> you're the attorney? >> yes. >> anything you can say this
. they did shed some light on what's going on with this case. >> gomez, along with peggy came to court in a stretch limo. a crowd of cameras from local and national networks swarmed around them. inside, we understand they met with the secret service along with u.s. attorneys. they met with the grand jury around 2:00, by 3:00, they were done. >> called to testify as back witnesses. >> we were not told what they spoke about, but it all stems from the night the salahi's entered the white house uninvited. >> i have never experienced it and i will never forget it. >> the day of event, the salahi's spent hours being groomed at the salon. two stylists worked on salahi's hair and makeup. >> this is a very stressful time for all. it's very much respected time that we have to show respect for the justice suspect, the white house, and everyone involved. >> as an american citizen, i'm here to serve my country. >> james will only say that they want to thank all of their loyal customers. under any other circumstances, the salon owners say they keep clients information private. >> i thank you
and peggy spent 2 hours being questioned by the secret service at the u.s. attorney's office. they testified in private about their encounter with the crashers. >> i am here to serve my country. that is all i have to say. thank you for all the support. >> the hairstylist arrived in a white, a stretch limo. the same level of service that has taken them to court for allegedly not paying $7,000 in bills. irwin gomez and peggy stepped out to a horde of media waiting at the curb. >> [unintelligible] >> the federal grand jury must decide if there is enough evidence to bring charges against the virginia couple that crashed the state dinner in november. they lied to federal investigators and fraudulently gave access to the white house. they spent six hours getting prepped at the salon in georgetown. they got drunk there as well. they did pay the $230 bill with a credit card. they have said publicly that she had got an invitation to the state dinner, but had left it in the car. after 1.5 hours of testimony, they left the courthouse, saying nothing about what went on inside. >> my friends know how pri
. and also, peggy iocom, she's referred to as a hair artist. they're both called to testify before a federal grand jury that's convened to investigate how michaele and tareq salahi got into the white house and whether or not they lied to government officials. the salahis, we understand, spent six hours in the irwin/gomez salahi and paid almost $250, not with a credit card, but numbers written down on a piece of paper. but they did pay, received hair, makeup, a lot of that time was taken up by the bravo film crews that accompanied them. you can imagine how much discussed about the upcoming state dinner in that salon on that afternoon. now, gomez has done in-house salon services for the first family. a spokesman told me they will do whatever they need to do to support the investigation and to protect the president and support government officials in this investigation. again, irwin gomez, celebrity stylist and peggy iocom, who helped with the salahis the night of the state dinner should be arriving here at the courthouse any minute. they are going to testify before a grand jury investigating t
. the salon owner and stylist, peggy ioakim were both subpoenaed to appear in court. the tareq and michaele salahi could be charged with lying to a government official in the case. >> new efforts to crackdown on mortgage lenders. the u.s. has increased oversight of fha approved lenders in recent months. fha lenders continue to increase their share of the mortgage market. >>> a faster commute could be a costly commute for virginia drivers who try to take hov lanes alone. police will be out in force today, cracking down on hov offenders. they will be patrolling interstate 66, 395 and 95 in northern virginia. >>> special election is held today in northern virginia. voters in the state's 37th district are deciding between steve hunt and dave marchesden for the state senate. >> the days of waiting in long lines and sometimes even overnight to get the swine flu vaccine are over. the vaccine is plentiful. local health departments are trying to fine more takers. >> they adopted a new slogan, it's not too late to vaccinate. the swine flu is still out there. could be another big wave just ahead. juli
.m. irwin gomez, celebrity stylist and hairstylist peggy iokum stepped out to a crowd of photographers and reporters. >> you think this is a bit much of a circus? [ laughter ] yes. >> reporter: they were subpoenaed by the federal grand jury, which was convened to investigate whether fraudulent statements were made to the government in the matter concerning the alleged party- craing incident involving michaele and tariq sahalis. first they were interviewed and then testified separately. gomez briefly spoke to the press following his appearance. >> it was a very good experience but as an american citizens, i'm here to serve my country and that is all i have to say. i thank you for all the support and the support that on and love. >> reporter: the sahalis spent several hours at the spa the day of the dinner as they prepped for the real housewives of d.c. shot footage of them getting ready. gomez esn't offer details of what was said or asked during the federal grand jury hearings. >> most important to know all my clients know how private i am and i value their privacy and that is the most
point president obama is missing. we have one more. peggy, a lightning question, please. >> caller: how can the economy expand if it's advice with the federal government putting tax and regulations and the states on the other side who will raise taxes because they're forced to balance their budgets with only 80% of the population picking up the tab? >> we're out of time. >> peggy, you're right. i say destimulate the federal plan that taxes and regulates growth. it's exactly the wrong message. let's have some supply-side tax cuts instead. >>> coming up, my final thought. right now 1.2 million people are on sprint mobile broadband. 31 are streaming a sales conference from the road. 154 are tracking shipments on a train. 33 are iming on a ferry. and 1300 are secretly checking email on vacation. that's happening now. america's most dependable 3g network. bringing you the first and only wireless 4g network. right now get a free 3g/4g device for your laptop. sprint. the now network. deaf, hard-of-hearing and people with speech disabilities access www.sprintrelay.com.  now get a free 3g/
. the stylist who did michaele salhi's hair will testify. peggy ioakim and the salon owner were subpoenaed. tareq and michaele salahi could be charged with lying. >> most americans wouldn't mind walking through a body scanner before boarding a plane. according to a newstudy. 78% of air travellers favor plans to install scanners at airports. these scanners may have been able to detect the bomb making materials that umar farouk abdulmutallab carried on board on a flight to detroit christmas day. those opposed say they show too much. the government plans to install about 300 scanners at airports later this year. meanwhile the tsa is trying to figure out how a man got on board a midwest airlines flight with a bag of shotgun shells. the unidentified man is gun dealer who says he forgot about the shells until his plane was taxiing to the runway in wisconsin. he alerted a flight attendant about his mistake. the flight was delayed about 45 minutes while he was rescreened. joe? >> mark mcgwire has admitted he did use steroids. the former star slugger came clean what many in baseball have suspected
: once inside, news4 learned the secret service interviewed erwin gomez and peggy ioakim for close to two hours before being turned over to a federal grand jury. aft afterwards, their attorney talked briefly. >> they answered questions truthfully and to the best of their ability. beyond that, we're not going to comment on the questions or the subject matter or any of that because erwin and his salon do respect the confidentiality of their customers. >> reporter: the grand jury is investigating whether the white house party crashers, the salahis, lied to the government in order to get into the november 24th white house state dinner. the day of the dinner, the couple spent six hours at the erwin gomez sulalon getting mad up and groomed for the event. the stylists sai they welcomed the opportunity to testify in secret. >> it was a very good experience, but as an american citizen i'm here to serve my country. that's all içó have to say. >> reporter: the two stylists are considered witnesses to the activities of the salahis on the day of the dinner. the northern virginia couple was never on
of the white house party crashing case. erwin gomez and peggy ioakim groomed michaele and tareq salahi before the couple went into the state dinner without an invitation. today, secret service spent hours questioning the stylists as witnesses in the case. the two revealed very little about what was said inside the district court today. >> we're not going to comment on the questions or the subject matter or any of that. erwin and his salon do respect the confidentiality of their customers. >> it was a very good experience, but as an american citizen i'm here to serve my country. and that's all i have to say. >> the salahis still have not been charged with anything. >>> there's a push to tax alcohol in the state of maryland today. supporters of a ten-cent tax increase on beer, wine and liquor gathered in an annapolis. the tax would lower the number of people who abuse alcohol. they also say the tax could help fund alcohol treatment centers. maryland has the 48th lowest alcohol tax in the nation. the tax proposal has faced strong opposition from the alcohol lobby in annapolis. the maryland gener
gomez and hairstylist peggy iokum spending almost all day with michaele and tariq salahi. let me show you how they arrived today. never have i been at u.s. district court when a duo arrived in court in a white stretch hummer limo at 11 a.m. there was a bunch of photographers and the reporters waiting for them. they didn't comment. fox 5 was told that secret service did introduce gomez and iokum from approximately 11:30 a.m. until 1:30 p.m. after that, they testified separately before the federal grand jury. the sahaly, s spent several hours at the salon and spa the day of the state dinner as a film crew from bravo's real housewives d.c. shot footage of them preparing for the dinner. after the appearance before the federal grand jury, he briefly spoke to reporters. this is what he said. >> this was a big experience, but as an american citizens, i'm here to serve my country and that is all i have to say and i thank you for all the support and the support and love. >> reporter: gomez and iokum and their attorney didn't offer other details to what questions they were asked or how they res
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